Altrincham WW2 

Henry Gordon Edwards

Ship/Rgn/Sqn No:103 Sqn RAF
Name of Rgt or Ship:Bomber Command
Country of burial:Lost OverseasGrave Photo:Yes
Cemetery or Memorial:Runnymede Memorial
Town Memorial:Not Listed
Extra Information:
Born during the June quarter 1914 in the Chorlton R.D. - ref: 8a/1350, the
son of David John & Louisa (Bessie) Edwards (nee Adams).

Took off at 23.08 hours from RAF Elsham Wolds, Lincolnshire in a Wellington
Mk Ic - No. DV818 PM to bomb Emden.  The a/c went down into the sea off the
coast of Holland.   

The other crew members were:-  The pilot, Wing Commander Oliver Godfrey,
aged: 26, is buried at Wierhuizen Protestant Cemetery, in the former
municipality of Eenrum (now: De Marne), in the province of Groningen,
Sgt. Porteous, aged: 19, is buried at the Sage Cemetery, Oldenburg,
Niedersachsen, Germany;  Sgt. Vincent John Gallogly RAAF, aged: 23;  Pilot
Officer Arthur Cyril Reid Downward, aged: 30 and Flight Sgt Edwards, are
commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial, Surrey.   Sgt. F.E. Barnett
survived and became a POW.
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